Analyst Ratings for TopBuild Corp. (BLD)

Updated: 2017-07-27

TopBuild Corp. (NYSE:BLD) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. BLD had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

Of the 6 analysts covering the stock, 4 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 2 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for BLD. The maximum price target given was 61, implying potential capital gains of 16.43 percent. The lowest price target was 54, implying a possible loss of 3.07 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 4.42 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 7.2 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of BLD to grow at a rate of 69.04 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. BLD has a PEG ratio of 0.48.

BLD has traded between a high of 55.30 and a low of 28.81 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 81.85 percent, and 5.26 percent below the high. BLD has a P/E ratio of 33.3. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BLD value stock report compares BLD to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.94 billion. BLD will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.